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MIAMI – After five years of false starts and discouraging setbacks, the recent string of positive economic indicators for the cargo industry from IATA, ACMG, Boeing, Airbus and others at the start of peak season gave the opening session of the Cargo... Read more
MIAMI – Even in the worst-case scenario, there will be a rising demand for freighter aircraft over the next 20 years, according to the most recent forecast by Seattle’s Air Cargo Management Group (ACMG). Speaking at yesterday’s ACMG Workshop session... Read more

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Japan Airlines has applied to the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism for anti-trust immunity in order to enter an alliance with the International... Read more
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Korean Air has acquired a 747-8F and a 777F from Boeing, making it the world’s first carrier to operate both freighters. Korean plans to fly the 747-8F on its transpacific route... Read more
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After five years of delays and 23 temporary extensions, the U.S. Senate passed the FAA Modernization and Reform Act of 2012 on February 6. Airlines for America President Nicholas... Read more
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A strike by SNPL, France’s largest pilot union, grounded nearly one-quarter of Air France’s flights from February 6-9. All flights are expected to resume as scheduled on February... Read more
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With the recent U.S. announcement that a military drawdown will start as early as next year instead of 2014, as originally planned, there could soon be a heavy demand for airlift... Read more
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The past year ended with a whimper for wide-body cargo aircraft, with two pure freighter outfits, Cargoitalia and Jade Cargo, exiting the market. Combination carriers were also... Read more
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The International Air Transport Association has spoken out about the European flight sector, encouraging carriers in this region to develop policies that promote aviation, rather... Read more
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World Airways’ parent company, Global Aviation Holdings, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy on February 5. Both Global, which is the biggest provider of charter flights for the U.S.... Read more
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North American imports to Amsterdam Airport Schiphol increased 13.3 percent, year-over-year, in 2011, despite only modest cargo growth for the year. The Dutch airport also saw a... Read more
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Financial problems in the eurozone dominated headlines in 2011, but new ACI Europe data indicates that such troubles didn’t affect airline operations equally. Freight volumes at... Read more
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GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes S.A. has constructed a new cargo terminal at Sao Paulo-Guarulhos International Airport. The R$11 million logistics terminal, which opened February 1... Read more
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The Federal Aviation Administration is one step closer to having its authorities fully reinstated, thanks to an agreement forged by House and Senate leaders. Congress is expected... Read more
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European developer Segro has begun construction on DB Schenker’s new, 9,900-square-meter logistics facility at London’s Heathrow airport. The facility, which is designed to reduce... Read more
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Global freight volumes rebounded late last year, despite weak traffic throughout 2011, International Air Transport Association data revealed. Growing 0.2 percent, year-over-year,... Read more
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The fourth quarter of 2011 was rather profitable for LAN Airlines’ cargo business, with freight revenue surging 15.8 percent, year-over-year, on a capacity increase of 9.8 percent... Read more
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